The table below looks at the statistics for E-Commerce skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Commerce over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
E-Commerce (Electronic Commerce)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 7 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 30 62 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.07% 19.50% 33.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.99% 22.38% 41.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 53 111
Median daily rate £575 £575 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.30 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +14.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
231 277 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 85.24% 87.11% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 196 238
Median daily rate £475 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 32 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £47.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.52% +171.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

E-Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing E-Commerce as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing E-Commerce across the Bedfordshire region.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Commerce across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

E-Commerce
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce across the Bedfordshire region.

E-Commerce Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

E-Commerce
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-Commerce within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton 0 27 £575 +12.19% 1
Bedford - 1 - -
E-Commerce
East of England

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 43 (60.56%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.17%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (26.76%) High Availability
4 18 (25.35%) C#
5 17 (23.94%) TDD
5 17 (23.94%) QA
6 16 (22.54%) BDD
7 15 (21.13%) Feature Driven Development
7 15 (21.13%) SpecFlow
7 15 (21.13%) ATDD
7 15 (21.13%) Test Automation
7 15 (21.13%) TeamCity
7 15 (21.13%) Continuous Delivery
8 14 (19.72%) SDET
8 14 (19.72%) IaaS
9 13 (18.31%) JIRA
10 12 (16.90%) Selenium
10 12 (16.90%) Enterprise Architecture
10 12 (16.90%) Java
10 12 (16.90%) Cucumber
11 11 (15.49%) JBehave
11 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (15.49%) DNS
12 10 (14.08%) Ruby
12 10 (14.08%) Load Balancing
12 10 (14.08%) Service Management
12 10 (14.08%) Perl
12 10 (14.08%) JUnit
12 10 (14.08%) Linux
12 10 (14.08%) Python

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.04%) IIS
2 3 (4.23%) JBoss
3 1 (1.41%) CMS
3 1 (1.41%) Confluence
3 1 (1.41%) Drupal
3 1 (1.41%) SAS
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
2 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 20 (28.17%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (19.72%) IaaS
3 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.49%) DNS
2 10 (14.08%) WAN
3 6 (8.45%) LAN
4 2 (2.82%) FTP
5 1 (1.41%) DHCP
5 1 (1.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.23%) Big Data
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.41%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.41%) MySQL
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (21.13%) SpecFlow
1 15 (21.13%) TeamCity
2 13 (18.31%) JIRA
3 12 (16.90%) Cucumber
3 12 (16.90%) Selenium
4 11 (15.49%) JBehave
5 10 (14.08%) JUnit
5 10 (14.08%) SoapUI
5 10 (14.08%) TestNG
5 10 (14.08%) WebDriver
6 8 (11.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (11.27%) Jenkins
7 6 (8.45%) Ant
7 6 (8.45%) Maven
8 1 (1.41%) ERwin
General
1 4 (5.63%) Retail
2 3 (4.23%) Marketing
3 1 (1.41%) Finance
3 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (32.39%) Architect
2 12 (16.90%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (15.49%) Test Automation Engineer
3 11 (15.49%) Test Engineer
4 10 (14.08%) AWS Architect
5 8 (11.27%) Developer
5 8 (11.27%) E-Commerce Architect
6 7 (9.86%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (8.45%) Analyst
7 6 (8.45%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (7.04%) Data Architect
8 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Senior Test Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Web Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) J2EE
1 4 (5.63%) REST
2 2 (2.82%) .NET
2 2 (2.82%) CSS
2 2 (2.82%) HTML
2 2 (2.82%) Middleware
2 2 (2.82%) Web Services
3 1 (1.41%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.41%) Apache Camel
3 1 (1.41%) Apache CXF
3 1 (1.41%) jQuery
3 1 (1.41%) Node.js
3 1 (1.41%) React
3 1 (1.41%) XML
3 1 (1.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (2.82%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.41%) Data Conversion
2 1 (1.41%) Data Extraction
2 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.41%) Physics
2 1 (1.41%) Taxonomies
2 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.08%) Linux
2 7 (9.86%) Windows
3 1 (1.41%) Android
3 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (60.56%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.76%) High Availability
3 17 (23.94%) TDD
4 16 (22.54%) BDD
5 15 (21.13%) ATDD
5 15 (21.13%) Continuous Delivery
5 15 (21.13%) Feature Driven Development
5 15 (21.13%) Test Automation
6 12 (16.90%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (14.08%) API Testing
7 10 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (14.08%) Defect Management
7 10 (14.08%) Load Balancing
7 10 (14.08%) Service Management
8 8 (11.27%) Data Modelling
9 7 (9.86%) Capacity Management
9 7 (9.86%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (9.86%) Scrum
10 5 (7.04%) Business Analysis
10 5 (7.04%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.35%) C#
2 12 (16.90%) Java
3 10 (14.08%) Perl
3 10 (14.08%) Python
3 10 (14.08%) Ruby
4 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.82%) SQL
6 1 (1.41%) PHP
6 1 (1.41%) PHP 5
6 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (23.94%) QA
2 14 (19.72%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (7.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) SCCM
1 1 (1.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (8.45%) hybris
2 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.23%) SAP
4 2 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.82%) Tableau
5 1 (1.41%) Ariba
5 1 (1.41%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.41%) Citrix
5 1 (1.41%) Concur
5 1 (1.41%) NetApp
5 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.41%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.41%) VMware
5 1 (1.41%) Workday